Meet Our New Evangelism and Growth Team

Trey Hall, Director of Evangelism and Growth
  
Trey Hall is a Methodist pioneer, church planting strategist, and evangelist. Since 2000 he has established and led churches in the United Kingdom and the United States, served as Mission Advisor for the Birmingham District of the Methodist Church in Britain, and coached scores of practitioners renewing inherited forms of church or launching fresh expressions of church.
   
Trey teaches and presents regularly on both sides of the Atlantic specialising in the innovative mission and ministry required to respond to the seismic cultural shifts of the 21st century. He is passionate about helping diverse Christian leaders discover and engage in authentic evangelism that reaches new people in new places, brings spiritual joy to those who practise it, and centres us all in God’s love and power.
   
Contact Trey  |  hallt@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  020 7467 3776
   
Matt Finch, Pioneering and Church Planting Officer
   
Matt works collaboratively to develop and implement a Church-wide strategy for ‘new places for new people’, developing leaders and pathways that promote experimentation, multiplication and growth. His previous appointment was as a Methodist minister in the St Neots and Huntingdon Circuit, where he established a café church, a contemplative community and new patterns of children and families ministry.
    
Contact Matt  |  finchm@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  020 7467 5275
   
Emma Nash, Mission and Community Engagement Officer
   
Emma helps existing churches move towards health and growth by equipping congregations to build deep relationships in their communities. Emma is a Baptist evangelist and minister who has worked ecumenically in different church and mission settings, always asking ‘who is God calling us to reach and how might we best do that?'
   
Contact Emma  |  nashe@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  020 7467 5116
    
Steve Hollinghurst, Contemporary Apologetics Officer
  
Steve helps the Church to communicate the foundations of Christianity and encourage congregations to confidently speak of God and to share faith with others. Steve has 28 years of experience in mission, evangelism and communicating Christian faith in contemporary culture. An Anglican priest, he is the author of several books and has spoken on national radio about how Christians should respond to the increasing number of people who are spiritual but not part of traditional religions.  
   
Contact Steve  |  hollinghursts@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  020 7467 5249  |  07799 900480
   

Graham Horsley, Methodist Connexional Fresh Expressions Missioner

Graham is a Methodist Minister, evangelist and church planter. He works both within the Methodist Connexional Team and the ecumenical Fresh Expressions mission agency to develop fresh expressions of church alongside traditional churches so that everyone’s spiritual needs can be met. As a convert from a non-church background he’s always been passionate about sharing the Good News of Jesus with people outside the church and encouraging them to belong to a Christian community that helps them to become who God created them to be.   

Contact Graham  |  horsleyg@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  020 7467 3775
  
Tony Moodie, Discipleship Development Coordinator
  
Tony leads on discipleship development, faith formation and spirituality, in both church and individual contexts, with the aim of producing well-grounded, Christians who are more confident in their faith. In previous roles he has been involved in educating ministerial students in the UK and in South Africa, where he also led work in theological education by extension. Prior to that he was involved in teacher training for many years, following work as a secondary school teacher and school counsellor.
  
Contact Tony  |  moodiet@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  01246 584214
  
Ed Mackenzie, Discipleship Development Officer
  
Ed is the Discipleship Development Officer for the Methodist Church, a role that involves developing and promoting a range of resources to help Christians grow as followers of Jesus. He has previously worked as a teacher, lecturer in New Testament studies, and leader in a Fresh Expression church. Ed and is particularly interested in how Scripture speaks to issues of discipleship and mission, and is an adjunct lecturer at Cliff College. Originally from New Zealand, Ed came to the UK to complete a PhD in New Testament Studies and now lives in Derbyshire with his wife and two sons.
   
Contact Ed  |  mackenziee@methodistchurch.org.uk  |  01246 584214
  
Elizabeth Clark, National Rural Officer for the Methodist and United Reformed Churches
   
The role of the National Rural Officer is to support and encourage the mission and ministry of rural churches, to advocate for rural churches within the denominations and to be an advocate on rural issues within the churches and wider society. Elizabeth has 15 years' experience in rural circuits across North Yorkshire and feels passionately about rural churches.
   
Elizabeth works ecumenically with colleagues at the Arthur Rank Centre.
   
Contact Elizabeth elizabethc@germinate.net  |  024 7685 3081
    
Tom Donoghue, Cliff Evangelist
   
Tom is based at Cliff College in Derbyshire, where he works to help the college focus on equipping the church for evangelism and mission. Tom leads the colleges gap year programme called The Cliff Year, a year of mission and evangelism for 18-25 year olds.
   
Tom's previous appointment was as the Coordinator of Family and Children’s Work at Loughton Methodist Church. He has brought a wide range of experience of evangelism in the church through a range of opportunities including a busy Messy Church, focussed worship and involvement in mission both in the UK and abroad.
    
Contact Tom  |  t.donoghue@cliffcollege.ac.uk  |  01246 584208
   
Ali Johnson, Cliff Digital Evangelist
   
Ali is also based at Cliff College in Derbyshire, where he works to help the college focus on equipping the church for evangelism and mission, through the use of digital media. Ali is particularly focussed on The Story Project - filming Methodists across the country as they talk of their life experience - as part of the Year of Testimony.
   
Ali's previous appointment was as the Associate Pastor at SwanBank Methodist Church. He was a key member of the team that led the Natwivity and EasterLIVE social media campaigns and also developed the digital content of the Mothertown Passion, a modern day passion play in Stoke-on-Trent.
   
Contact Ali  |  a.johnson@cliffcollege.ac.uk  |  01246 584208

 

 


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